Kris Hinrichsen

Kris is a first-and second-grade teacher in Anchorage, Alaska. Kris is the 2018 BP Teacher of the Year. Kris served on the National Commission for Social, Emotional, and Academic Development as a member of the Council of Distinguished Educators and published a national report called “A Nation of Hope." He has served other teachers by offering classes on how to teach SEL for the last 7 years. He took his expertise on social-emotional learning to the National ESSA Conference as a presenter in 2019. In 2019, his ideas were published in a book he contributed to called Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments. He is a National Board Certified Teacher in the area of Early Childhood Education.

  • First- and second-grade teacher at Chinook Elementary School in the Open Optional Program in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Includes academics, self-control, conflict resolution, and social and emotional learning in his lesson plans
  • 2018 BP Teacher of the Year
  • Offers classes for teachers on how to teach SEL
  • Served on the National Commission for Social, Emotional, and Academic Development as a member of the Council of Distinguished Educators hosted by Aspen Institute
  • Published the “A Nation of Hope” report and contributed to Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments
  • National Board Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • Master’s degree in the Arts of Teaching in 2011 from Alaska Pacific University
Kris Hinrichsen

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  1. Student Mental Health In 2021-22: How To Support Students
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    • Live Session
    Student Mental Health In 2021-22: How To Support Students
    Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period. Tuesday, August 10, 2021; 2:00 PM Eastern

    Master teacher Kris Hinrichsen will share specific tactics to help you meet your students’ basic needs so they can learn. You will gain confidence and have a ready set of tools to engage and monitor students as they start this year.

    What You'll Learn

    • How should you balance students’ academic and emotional needs?
    • What specific activities can you use to lower anxiety?
    • What self-care strategies should you apply to ensure you stay healthy?
    • How can you get students to connect while maintaining social distance?
    • Live Session
    Student Mental Health In 2021-22: How To Support Students
    Tuesday, August 10, 2021; 2:00 PM Eastern
    Kris Hinrichsen
    $99.00

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